Blogger Roberta Ross-Fisher's thoughtful post supports the idea of multiple accreditors serving the field of educator preparation. She notes that AAQEP's approach "creates a space for freedom of choice and mission-specific program design while ensuring academic excellence."
Ross-Fisher lists three reasons why multiple accreditors benefit the field:
AAQEP recognizes the benefits specialized education Accreditors like the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (USDE recognized) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children bring to our field as well.
Please click here to read Dr. Roberta Ross-Fisher's complete commentary on multiple accreditors for the field of educator preparation.